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Dijon suffer at the hands of Montpellier as home team is triumphant

Technical card:
Montpellier: Jonas Omlin, Arnaud Souquet (Joris Chotard, min.81), Daniel Congre, Vitorino Hilton, Mihailo Ristic, Jordan Ferri (Junior Sambia, min.57), Florent Mollet (Damien Le Tallec, min.66), Teji Savanier, Gaetan Laborde, Stephy Mavididi (Petar Skuletic, min.81) and Andy Delort (Sepe Elye Wahi, min.67)
Dijon: Anthony Racioppi, Sacha Boey, Bruno Ecuele, Senou Coulibaly, Ngonda Muzinga (Chafik, min.64), Eric Ebimbe (Pape Diop, min.74), Mounir Chouiar (Frederic Sammaritano, min.63), Didier Ndong, Wesley Lautoa, Bersant Celina (Mihai Dobre, min.64) and Mama Balde (Moussa Konate, min.84)
Stadium: the Stade de la Mosson
Goals: Senou Coulibaly (0-1, min. 5), Gaetan Laborde (1-1, min. 48), Gaetan Laborde (2-1, min. 56), Teji Savanier (3-1, min. 61), Moussa Konate (3-2, min. 88) and Petar Skuletic (4-2, min. 90)

Montpellier beats Dijon 4-2 on Sunday at the Stade de la Mosson. Montpellier arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 1-1 draw against Metz. Dijon were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Lyon. Following today’s result, Montpellier are in 11th place, with 32 points from 24 matches, while Dijon sit in 19th, with 15 points from 24.

Dijon started strong and were rewarded, following early goal from Senou Coulibaly in the 5th minute and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Montpellier staged a comeback in the second half, thanks to early goal from Gaetan Laborde in the 48th minute. Later, Montpellier scored again and turned the match thanks to another goal from Gaetan Laborde, scoring his second goal to make it 2-1. Later, Montpellier scored again thanks to a goal from Teji Savanier, 61 minutes in to establish the 3-1. However, Dijon pull-back, 88 minutes in, with a goal from Moussa Konate. However, Montpellier just before the final whistle increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Petar Skuletic in the 90th minute. The game ended with a 4-2 victory for Montpellier.

For Montpellier, Junior Sambia, Damien Le Tallec, Sepe Elye Wahi, Petar Skuletic and Joris Chotard came on for Mounir Chouiar, Ngonda Muzinga, Bersant Celina, Eric Ebimbe and Mama Balde, while Dijon replaced Frederic Sammaritano, Chafik, Mihai Dobre, Pape Diop and Moussa Konate with Mounir Chouiar, Ngonda Muzinga, Bersant Celina, Eric Ebimbe and Mama Balde.

The referee booked Andy Delort, Florent Mollet and Damien Le Tallec from Montpellier. Dijon had the worst of it though, with Mama Balde and Senou Coulibaly seeing yellow, and Senou Coulibaly (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Montpellier will next play Lyon away, with Dijon facing Nimes at home.

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